Bus and truck collision in China kills ten, injures 38 

A bus carrying 47 people collided with a truck in China's Yunnan province.

Published: 03rd March 2017 07:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2017 07:59 AM   |  A+A-

Image used for representational purpose only. In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, the wreckage of a crashed tourist bus is lifted on a highway in Taiwan in February. (File Photo | AP)

By Associated Press

BEIJING: Local authorities in southwest China say 10 people have been killed and another 38 injured in a collision between a bus and a truck.

The government of Lincang city in Yunnan province says the bus carrying 47 people collided with a truck late Thursday night.

The statement Friday says the truck with two people on board left the road while the bus ended up at the side of the road. It said nine people died at the scene, one person died after receiving medical treatment, and 38 others were injured.

It says the cause is under investigation.

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